Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Texas invaders on video: "An attempted break-in early Sunday morning led to a terrifying and unexpected wake up call for a woman in Glenn Heights. While four men failed to break into Carrie Shannon's home on Brentwood Street, their attempt was captured on surveillance video. Shannon was home alone when the men tried to kick in her door around 4:35 a.m. "I immediately jumped up," she said of when she heard the loud kicking. After hearing the men, Shannon said she got out of bed and called police on her cell phone. "I grabbed my handgun and I proceeded right to the back, because as soon as I saw a shadow, I was going to go ahead and start shooting," she said. After several kicks, the men gave up and took off. "I just want to be safe here in my own home," Shannon said. "That's it. That's all I want." Signs of the attempted home invasion were everywhere in the form of broken glass, damage to the door and a broken lock. Shannon's home security camera didn't miss a beat either. It even caught one of the men cutting the phone line. The video was turned over to police."

Arizona store owner shoots out tire of fleeing suspect: "A Tempe store owner's quick shooting reflexes resulted in the arrest of a suspected gun thief Saturday afternoon. A customer removed a firearm from a display case in the store in the 900 block of South Priest Drive, near University Drive, according to Tempe police reports. The owner pointed his gun at the customer, demanding he return the gun. The customer returned the gun, but then took a .38 caliber revolver and left the store, according to reports. The owner fired three shots at the customer's escaping vehicle, hitting a tire. Police found Nathaniel Jones, 21, of Phoenix, trying to change the tire near University and Priest drives at about 2:23 p.m. A glass pipe and marijuana were found in his possession, police said. He was arrested on suspicion of firearm theft and possession of drug paraphernalia."

Texas invader shot: "Police continue to investigate a Sunday home invasion by two men that left one of the suspects with two gunshot wounds. Two men attempted to enter an apartment near the intersection of Glasscock and Mile 6 Roads, Alton Police Investigator Armando Lopez said. One of the invaders was shot twice upon entering the apartment, Lopez said. The location of the gunshot wounds is unknown. The two men then left the scene and attempted to find help at the La India Mexican Food Mart at Glasscock and Mile 6 Road. The injured suspect was transported to McAllen Medical Center for treatment. Lopez said details about the suspect's condition were unavailable Monday morning. Both suspects are set to be charged with aggravated robbery, Lopez said. None of the victims were injured from the incident."

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